Can you sing? Do you like to be on stage performing before others? Are you available April 12, May 17 and June 28, 2015? If your answer is yes to all of the above, you need to consider auditioning for this year’s Garrettsville Idol. Garrettsville Summerfest announces the audition dates for this year’s Garrettsville Idol, the grand finale event that closes out the Summerfest Festival every year on the fourth weekend in June. Adults will compete for a $1,000 cash prize awarded to the winner at the finals held during Summerfest, while the youth and teens will each compete for $500.

The open-call auditions are scheduled for Sunday, April 12, 2015 at James A Garfield High School at 1 p.m. (Use event entrance) Contestants are asked to come prepared to sing an entire song without musical accompaniment. The closed audition, with no audience has been broken down into the following three age brackets youth 8– 12 years, teen 13-17 years and adults 18 years and up. The youth auditions will start at 1pm, the teens at 2pm and the adults will start at 3pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a biography sheet for our program.

Registration can be done online at click on Garrettsville Idol and fill out the registration form. One may also register by mail; label the top of paper with Garrettsville Idol include name, address, email address, phone number, and date of birth and send it to Garrettsville Summerfest at 8311 Windham Street Garrettsville, OH 44231. Idol registration can also be dropped of at Skylanes Bowling. Registration can be done at the door but they prefer folks to register prior to the event. More information, including the rules, can be found at or by calling Aaron King (330) 524-2646.

Please note: Contestants must be available all three date to be eligible to audition.